Adoration of the Magi

Abraham Bloemaert (Dutch, 1566–1651)
Adoration of the Magi, 1624

Oil on canvas
71 x 91 in. (180.3 x 231.1 cm)


ca. 1861-ca. 1886, possibly, Private collection, Frankfurt am Main

by March 1938-1948, Collection of Dr. Silvain S. Brunschwig, Switzerland and New York. Probably: Acquired in the Netherlands by March 1938 and exported to New York in October 1941

January 22, 1948, Sale, "Barbizon and other XIX Century Paintings," Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York (no. 79)

ca. 1948-1950s, Collection of Archbishop Edward F. Hoban, Cleveland

1950s-1973, Collection of St. John’s College, Cleveland. Donated by Hoban.

September 13, 1973, Sale, collection of St. John's College, Cleveland

1973-1974, Newhouse Galleries, New York

1974–1975, Schweitzer Gallery, New York

ca. 1976–1990, Spencer A. Samuels Gallery, New York

1990, IU Art Museum purchased from Spencer A. Samuels Gallery, New York


April 2-June 29, 2014, "Francesco Solimena: Representing the World in the Royal Palace of Naples," Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington

Alternate Titles

Worship of Three Magi

Previous Attributions

Anthony van Dyck (possibly)


Provenance research on this work is ongoing, and this record will be updated as more information becomes available.